Printable Version of This Page CLICK HERE

  • Always avoid slouching.
  • Use a lumbar backrest for postural support when needed.
  • Only use a backrest that is comfortable, and / or recommended by your health care provider.
  • Take periodic breaks from sitting. Stand, and take a short walk whenever possible.
  • Stretch, and exercise as recommended by your health care provider.
  • Feet should contact the floor completely when sitting.
  • Use an adjustable footrest if feet dangle.
  • You should have 2-3 inches of clearance between the back of your knees, and the front edge of the seat. A chair that is too deep reduces lumbar support, can contribute to slouching, and could lead to pain.

Make the AirFit ™ BACKREST Part of Your Spinal Care Program.

Recommended Because the AFBR ™

  • uses specialized technology that provides automatic self-inflation, and full adjustability for individualized comfort – and support. The AFBR ™ can be repositioned, and readjusted for firmness, to levels that are right for you.
  • weighs less then 6 ounces, and works as a portable ergonomic seating system, wherever, and whenever needed. The AFBR ™ can be used in the car, on a plane, at home, in the office, at the theater, and in most seating situations.
  • supports posture, and the natural curve of the low back. By improving alignment, the AFBR ™ can help reduce stress, strain, injury, stiffness, soreness, and pressure in sensitive spinal joints, discs, ligaments, muscles, and nerves.
  • can improve seating comfort, provide relief, help prevent future back pain, and complement your back care program. Using an AFBR ™ can help you feel better, be less fatigued, and be more relaxed throughout the day, at home, work, and at play.

Where can I get the best back rest for sitting?

To learn more about backrests and how they can help prevent further back injury and future pain when sitting please visit the following link

Fits Just Right. Here’s How.
AirFit ™ BackRest: Instructions For Use.

    1. Scoot all the way back in the chair.
    2. Lean forward, bending at the hips, not from the waist.
    3. Place the AFBR ™ horizontally at the level of the waistline (beltline).
    5. Sit upright slowly as tolerated so that the lower back is completely supported.
    6. Adjust firmness of the AFBR ™ as desired.
    7. Reposition the AFBR ™ up or down an inch or so for maximum comfort.
    8. Readjust firmness, and position of the AFBR ™ from time to time.
    9. Discontinue use, and consult your health care provider if pain persists.
    10. For best results refer to the AFBR ™ User Guide for detailed instructions, and always follow the recommendations of your health care provider.